I have a hard time seeing how they can store enough energy to make
this practical. The fluid is incompressible so they would have to be
compressing a huge spring at really high pressures in the accumulator
it would seem to me. What's going to happen in an accident when the
lines get snapped off....
There is a bag of nitrogen gas in the tank.
That is where the compression takes place.
BTW, there are actually two tanks, a high
pressure and a low pressure. Don't ask me
If the lines get snapped off in a accident
then everything is going real bad and those
10 gallons of hydraulic fluid just add to
the nightmare of the 20 gallons of gasoline
floating around the place.
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